Interview with William Lucy
QUESTION 19
PAUL STECKLER:

Describe Lawson for me.

WILLIAM LUCY:

Jim Lawson, ah, was really one of the strong, bright, intelligent leaders of our time, not just that time. Ah, he's a, a, a very deep thinker, one who had a long standing relationship with the, ah, Civil Rights Movement, and a personal relationship with Dr. King. Ah, and had, ah, was pastoring Centenary, ah, Methodist Church in Memphis at that time, but well respected across the community.